Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  

New to me 2006 450XC Special Edition

Recommended Posts

Hello Guys,

 

I usually ride my CR, and last weekend a friend gave me his "old" KTM to try out.  It hadnt been started in 6 months, I cleaned the carb, solved some electrical issues and the bike started right away.  

 

Im taking it to the desert today, but to be honest I dont know what to expect.  I have never ridden a thumper before, only 2 strokes. I know Im late to the party, everything is 4 strokes now, but I just have a blast on my CR.

 

How much do the riding techniques change?  I mean Im usually slipping the clutch and wide open throttle on the CR, I ride only open desert and sand dunes.  

>

What does the special edition tag mean? Is it really special? :)

 

Im guessing thumpers are more of a low reving torque monsters?  Any how, if any of you guys has this bike and rides desert Ill be glad to listen to your experiences.

 

Thanks!

photo 1.JPG

photo 2.JPG

photo 3.JPG

photo 4.JPG

photo 5.JPG

photo.JPG

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Reply with:

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...